Tag Gianluca Giordano

Second weekend of architectures open to the public with

28-09-2022

Second weekend of architectures open to the public with "Welc-Home to Ivrea"

The enhancement of "Ivrea, Industrial City of the 20th century", UNESCO World Heritage site, continues through the involvement of its citizens. Like the weekend of September 24 to 26, many of the city’s residential, social and production buildings will once again be open to the public on September 30 and on October 1 and 2. All enriched with various talks that explore the themes of rethought, regenerated, restructured architectural works that constitute the most exemplary Italian industrial city of the last century.

WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE, an exhibition of Olivetti’s architectures in Ivrea

23-09-2022

WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE, an exhibition of Olivetti’s architectures in Ivrea

Two weekends dedicated to the architecture and design of the 1900s, set to open its doors to visitors from September 23 to 25 and then again from September 30 to October 2, for an up-close look at the buildings and private residences of the Olivetti UNESCO heritage site in Ivrea, which will be open to the public on an exclusive basis as part of the WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE architecture exhibition. Floornature is media partner of the event.

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

29-04-2022

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

The town of Chiavari, on the eastern Riviera of the region of Liguria in northwest Italy, is home to a sustainable contemporary restoration of a public works project dating back to the nineteen-thirties. Architect Enrico Pinna planned the building’s rebirth for a group of five entrepreneurs, with a dozen local companies performing the redevelopment work, including a new waterfront promenade as well as restoration of the former Colonia Fara area.

Rotterdam by bike, from countryside to canals

24-09-2020

Rotterdam by bike, from countryside to canals

The city of Rotterdam is known for its harbour and its architecture, especially from the post-war period and today’s famous icons, from the Erasmus Bridge to the station and the Markthal, to name but a few. But in no time at all, you can ride your bike out of the city, through the green countryside with its picturesque canals and farms.

Industrial architecture in Rotterdam, the waterworks

17-10-2019

Industrial architecture in Rotterdam, the waterworks

Rotterdam is a Mecca for fans of contemporary architecture, with impressive buildings and landmarks. But this Dutch city hides some of its oldest treasures, magnificent examples of industrial architecture that include the De Esch waterworks, turned into a residential zone in the 1970s.

Asti Architecture Festival, 2019

01-05-2019

Asti Architecture Festival, 2019

The third edition of A.S.T.I. FEST, which stands for Architecture – Development – Territory – Innovation began a few days ago. This festival explores the themes connected to architecture and urban planning and is organised every three years by the Cultural Committee of the Association of Architects, Designers, Landscape Architects and Curators (Ordine degli Architetti, P.P.C.) in the province of Asti.

Ignazio Gardella, rationalist gems in Alessandria

11-04-2019

Ignazio Gardella, rationalist gems in Alessandria

During one of the open days organised by FAI – the National Trust for Italy – when the general public can visit architectural monuments that are normally off-limits, the church of the former tuberculosis sanatorium in Alessandria very first building designed by Ignazio Gardella, one of Italy's great 20th century architects Ignazio Gardella was one of Italy's most important and influential architects and designers in the 1900s but very few people are familiar with his first work - the church of the “Sanatorio Antitubercolare Vittorio Emanuele III”, the old tuberculosis sanatorium, now the “Centro Riabilitativo Polifunzionale Teresio Borsalino”, a multipurpose rehabilitation centre in the city of Alessandria, Piedmont.

A refurbished printing shop

25-12-2018

A refurbished printing shop

Old industrial architecture is seeing a renaissance not only in the big cities but also in the provinces.

Expowall opens SGallery, a new space for art

28-11-2018

Expowall opens SGallery, a new space for art

Pamela Campaner and Alberto Meomartini of Expowall Gallery redouble their efforts to bring culture inside an industrial architecture in Milan.

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